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Cycling Holidays in the Cotswolds


One of the best ways to explore the Cotswolds is on a bike. Rolling down those gentle hills whilst surveying the marvellous views around you is a real pleasure. You can also stop your bike and get off virtually anywhere to marvel at a particularly splendid scene.

The other great advantage of cycling in the Cotswolds is that parking will not pose a problem for you.

The Cotswolds are criss-crossed with numerous cycle trails, purpose bult on tarmac, country lanes and across farmland, linking one Cotswold village with another.

Find a country cottage in the Cotswolds for your stay in the centre of the part of the Cotswolds that you would like to explore on your bike and enjoy endless days visiting these delightful villages via quiet byways.

The source of the River Thames is in the Cotswolds, discover the source and cycle alongside the Thames and see how it grows in size as it flows through this beautiful countryside.


Suggested places for cycling trips


  • 12 mile circular route around the Cotswold Water Park.
    Bicycle Hire Cotswold Water Park - 07970 419 208
  • Around Bibury and surrounding villages. Bibury Cycle Hire is at the Trout Farm in the village centre - 01285 740 215/740 212
  • Bourton-on-the-Water
    Hartwells Cotswold Cycle Hire, High Street
    Telephone 01451 820 405


Cottages with bicycles

Do check out some of the self-catering cottages in the Cotswolds because free cycle hire is sometimes available for guest.



The weather in the Cotswolds

May to September is usually lovely in the Cotswolds with the occasional shower. This is Britain!


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